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Its the fault of owners who allow their cats to trespass into the refuge, or people who dump cats on North Key Largo. To protect the endangered Key Largo woodrat and the Key Largo cotton mouse, refuge staff will soon step up efforts to identify and possibly fine owners of cats trapped in protected lands. We will return the cats when possible, Dixon said this week. This is not about killing cats. Its about getting cats out of the refuge. A new informational campaign backed by nine conservation groups soon will be released to caution pet owners near North Key Largo. The first time we capture a [pet] cat, well give the owner the benefit of the doubt with a warning, Dixon said. The second time could mean a fine of $175, and could include a mandatory appearance in federal court. Mike Cove, a wildlife biologist working on his zoology doctorate at North Carolina State University, specializes in using sensortriggered remote video cameras to record animal activity. Its a noninvasive survey that doesnt affect the animals, Cove said Monday. We obtain a ton of data from the photos. Coves current project seeks to gauge whether man-National wildlife refuge staff says theyre hunting endangered woodratsNORTH KEY LARGO PUPS ON THE WATERSalty dogs Neptune, a young Great Dane, and Odie compare nautical notes during Saturdays Paddlin and Pups, a periodic event on Florida Bay hosted by MarrVelous Pet Rescue of Key Largo and Florida Bay Outfitters. Michele McBride (above) chauffeurs her 147-pound Neptune while the much smaller Odie balances on the paddleboard with owner Megan Pfaff. Meteorologist Ginger Zee (left) of ABCs Good Morning America joined the sunset excursion with Nash, up for adoption and fostered by MarrVelous volunteers. For more Paddlin and Pups photos, go to www.KeysInfoNet.com.Keynoter photos by KEVIN WADLOWBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Marathon youth is a speed racerNine-year-old Marathon resident Ivan Aldama Jr. is racking up motocross trophies at a blistering pace. Just 14 months after his first trip to the Miami Motocross Park in Hialeah, the fourth-grader has amassed more than 150 trophies, plaques and awards en route to establishing himself as one of the best young racers in the country.The most significant of those awards came on Feb. 16, when Palmetto Motorsports named him its rider of the year for kids ages 7 to 9. Palmetto Motorsports sponsors numerous motocross events.Aldama Jr. received a trophy thats taller than he is for his 2013 effort, during which he won 13 series or races, finished second in five others and third in another. His performance allowed him to accumulate more points than any other rider his age in the state.Aldama Jr. has already made a name for himself onAldama Jr. named motocross rider of year for his ageBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHONSuspect: I thought cocaine was legalA Key West man was jailed Sunday for alleging trying to ditch a bag of cocaine in a planter at the Pier House Resort at 1 Duval St. in Key West.Guy Lanchester, 46, reportedly told Officer Darnell Sealy he didnt know why he was being arrested: I dont understand. I thought cocaine wasnt illegal in Florida.Sealy arrested Lanchester about 2 a.m. following a call from a Pier House security guard who saw Lanchester and two others walk onto the property, then heard a scream. In addition to cocaine possession, Lanchester is charged with felony tamper-Hes arrested at resort after guard calls copsCRIME FRONTFUTURE FIREFIGHTERS Photo courtesy ALYSON CREANSeven junior and senior Key West High School students last week participated in the Key West Fire Departments Fire Fighter Academy, a two-year program that trains future firefighters while theyre in high school. The cadets, seen here in the Casa Marina Court area, practice working fire hoses and learn the process for using a pumper truck while wearing full gear. Man drowns near police HQPolice dont suspect foul play in the Saturday death of James Hardin, 24, who drowned in a shallow retention pond on Jose Marti Drive in Key West. Department spokeswoman Alyson Crean said all signs point to accidental drowning, although the case remains open pending the results of an autopsy and toxicology screening from the Monroe County Medical Examiners Office. A memorial has popped up on the sidewalk next to the retention pond, adjacent to police headquarters and Horace OBryant Middle School. Friends are placing flowers and pictures of Hardin there. Hardins girlfriend, Priscilla Ceja, called him a grand man. They were coworkers at One Call Construction. He did just about everything, she said. He was such an amazing guy. He had so much energy and he was just so smart. You could ask him about anything and he would be able to tell you. She added, Hes very loving and hes super caring, always looking out for other people before himself. Hardin moved to Key West by himself at age 16 and began working at McDonalds on North Roosevelt Boulevard. In 2009, he won a national corporate essay and video contest and was selected to blog about the McDonalds AllAmerican Game in Miami, a launch pad to the NBA for prep basketball players. Among the greats who have played in McDonalds All-American games are Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant. Ceja said Tuesday that funeral arrangements hadnt been finalized. Its just real-Hardin covered all-star game for McDonaldsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTSee Hardin, 2ASee Cats, 2AKeynoter StaffSee Arrest, 2ASee Aldama, 2A LANCHESTER
the racing circuit, but his father, Ivan Sr., said his son shows extraordinary dedication to the sport.Not even 10 years old, the boy works harder at his passion than most any grownup.Hes put a lot of effort into it. During the week, he trains and exercises a lot, Ivan Sr. said. He does 400 push-ups every day and he runs four miles every day.The reason is simple: He wants to win, Ivan Sr. said.Aldama Jr. has advanced so much in 14 months that he requires additional time to devote to practicing and competing at various motocross events. Hes going to be practicing so much in the next year that he has to be homeschooled, Ivan Sr. said.The boy has picked up numerous Miami-area sponsors, including Palmetto Motorsports, Lococross, Miami MX Park and Noris MX Bike Rentals. Among Aldamas accomplishments in 2013:First-place finishes in four yearlong Miami Series categories: 50cc Open (ages 7-11), 50cc ages 7-9, 65cc Open and 65cc ages 7-9. Races were held at the Miami MX Park.First-place in the same four categories in the Triple Crown, a three-race series held at the Thundercross Motocross Park in Okeechobee.Second-place finishes in the 50cc Open, 50cc ages 7-9 and 65cc beginner categories at the Gold Cup series. The four-race series is held over one month in Dade City, Gainesville, Ocala and Okeechobee.First-place finishes in the 50cc Open and 50cc ages 7-9 categories in the Dade City Championship Series. The one-day race is held at the Dade City MX Park in December.First-place finishes in the 50cc Open and 65cc beginner categories, and a second-place finish in 50cc ages 7-9 at the Florida Series. Florida series races are held monthly over six months at the same four tracks as the Gold Cup series. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2A Wednesday, February 26, 2014 PREDICTED TEMPERATURESDAY HIGH LOW WED.8470 THURS.8068 FRI.7868 SAT.8270 Forecast: Expect partly cloudy skies with a chance of showers likely.For the extended forecast visitKeysInfoNet.com/weather.The Monroe County Health Department tests Keys beaches every two weeks for the presence of enteric bacteria. The currently are no beaches witg health advisories against swimming.FLORIDA KEYS KEYNOTER (ISSN 8756-6427, USPS# 0201-620) is published semi-weekly by Florida Keys Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, Florida 33050-0158. Subscription rates are $54.23 in the Keys. Your Keynoter home delivery subscription includes the Sunday edition of The Miami Herald. Keynoter mail subscriptions: $64.84 in Florida and $60.32 out-of-state. Please call for all other rates, including overseas mail. Periodicals Postage Paid at Marathon, Florida and additional mailing offices. 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The recipients are prime examples of some of the best water treatment and conservation solutions in the state, Deputy DEP Director Chris Klena said at the agencys annual Focus On Change Seminar in Punta Gorda. The Keys winners were Monroe County for the Big Coppitt Key regional wastewater treatment plant, the city of Layton for its wastewater treatment plant and the Key Largo Wastewater Treatment District. Each year, the department presents awards for wastewater and potable water facilities that demonstrate excellence in operation, maintenance, innovative treatment, waste reduction and pollution prevention, recycling or other special achievements. Facilities go through a rigorous judging process, with every aspect of their operation scrutinized. ing with evidence. Sealy describes the second charge: I asked Lanchester what he had in his hand and Lanchester quickly shoved his hands into the flower pot and yanked them back out. Police found less than a gram of cocaine in the planter. Two people with Lanchester were searched, then released. Lanchester works as a painter, according to booking information maintained by the Monroe County Sheriffs Office.Man baffled cocaines illegalFrom Arrest, 1A ly hard because we just dont have the funds for it. Im doing my best. She has set up a Facebook page. Search celebrating the life of James Hardin V. Theres a link to a PayPal account.Police reports say Hardin was walking from Bayview Park, across Jose Marti, to get in a Five 6s taxi driven by Ernest Edge Jr. just before 3:06 a.m. when police arrived from the next-door station.Edge told police that Hardin walked towards his taxi from the area of Bayview Park. Hardin appeared intoxicated and was stumbling towards his taxi. Hardin walked around to the passenger side of the taxi. Hardin began walking closer to the pond ... lit a cigarette and then fell backwards into the pond. Edge said he checked and saw Hardins head was above water. He then went to the police station next door to get help. Officer Karl Malsheimer pulled Hardin from chest-deep water. Hardin was pronounced dead at Lower Keys Medical Center at 3:35 a.m.Body pulled from retention pondFrom Hardin, 1A James Hardin, 24, died Saturday after falling backwards into a retention pond on Jose Marti Drive in Key West. He drowned. made structures placed by the refuge and its volunteers are being used by the endangered Keys rodents. The supplemental habitats are used by woodrats and mice, along with birds, snakes and short-tailed shrews, he said. And they attract cats apparently seeking whatever is inside the nests. Cove rotates the location of his cameras every few days among the hundreds of manmade habitats placed in the hammocks. This year, we recorded seven cats at the first 54 nests. In 2013, he recorded 284 nests and taped a total of two cats. Woodrats and cotton mice fall prey to owls, snakes and other native predators, Cove said. The problem is that cats are not supposed to be there. As a result, the woodrats and are predator-naive about a predator that is a rodent specialist. Since 2010, the refuge staff has captured 84 cats on refuge land. Some are repeat offenders; a couple were trapped up to eight miles from their owners homes. Cats found in the refuge generally are taken to the Key Largo Animal Shelter for identification through collar tags or microchips. ORCAT, a protection agency for Ocean Reef Clubs 300 resident cats, monitors the North Key Largo communitys feline population. We dont mind the refuge trapping cats but we have a big problem with killing cats, group cofounder David Ritz said. If they want to trap, we encourage them to place the traps near the woodrat nests not just outside our fence line, which has happened before, Ritz said. ORCAT believes the 200 free-roaming Ocean Reef cats rarely leave the property, Ritz said. There are probably 10 other reasons woodrats are in decline, rather than cats, he said. More cats found at woodrat nestsFrom Cats, 1A Photo courtesy CROCODILE LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGEA video camera catches a cat prowling on North Key Largo habitat created to protect the Florida Keys endangered woodrats and cotton mice.Photo courtesy IVAN ALDAMA SR.Nine-year-old Marathon resident Ivan Aldama Jr. and his father, Ivan Sr., show his trophy for being named 2013 Florida rider of the year for kids ages 7 to 9. The award was bestowed by Palmetto Motorsports, a Miami store that sponsors motocross races. He wants to winFrom Aldama, 1A Still no sign of Card Sound jumperNo sign living or dead has been seen of a man who said he planned to commit suicide at the Card Sound Bridge on Dec. 30. The disappearance of Homestead resident James Alan Dzidura, 38, has been listed as a missing-person case since the businessman sent a detailed text outlining his plans to leap from the 65-foot-high span while tied to a 40-pound weight. At this point, we have received no additional information, Miami-Dade Police spokesman Roy Rutland said Monday.There is nothing new to report, said Monroe County Sheriffs Office spokeswoman Becky Herrin.Dzidura, married with children, vanished soon after he learned that MiamiDade detectives wanted to question him as a subject in a sexual-battery case. No arrest warrant was issued.After a relative received an e-mail that contained a suicide note from Dzidura, she contacted authorities. Monroe and Miami-Dade officers headed to the Card Sound Bridge, where they found Dziduras unlocked van with his wallet and identification. His cell phone was found on the bridge.A search by Sheriffs Office Dive Team members found a 40-pound dumbbell beneath the bridge. They found no trace of a body.The U.S. Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and Ocean Reef Public Safety officers also searched the area extensively.Monroe County Sheriff Rick Ramsay strongly suspects the suicide scene was staged to sidetrack investigators in the criminal case. Everything points to this guy knowing he could go to jail for a long time and trying to hide and duck from authorities, Ramsay told the Miami Herald. It happens all the time.Sheriff says its likely he faked his deathNORTH KEY LARGOKeynoter Staff abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+ SUPP Martha Louise Morelli Supp of Marathon FL, originally of Highland Park, NJ, passed away peacefully at the age of 86, on Saturday February 8 2014. She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Joseph, their five children Lawrence, Joseph, Dolores, Catherine, and Martha, nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren, and her three siblings Louis, Dolores, and Francis. Martha graduated from Highland Park H.S. NJ and Parsons School of Design in N.Y.C. Before her illness she had been a member of the Marathon Water Color Society, Sombrero Country Club, Marathon Yacht Club and past President of the San Pablo Womens Club. A Memorial mass will be held Saturday March 15, 2014 at 11:00 at San Pablo Catholic Church 550 122nd St, Marathon, FL 33050. Martha, a strong supporter of Pro Life asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to RESPECT LIFE MINISTRY 3600 SW 32nd BLVD West Park FL. 33023VLACH Sharon Michele Mickey Vlach 64 years young, of Tavernier, Florida joined the angels in heaven on Friday, February 21, 2014. She passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Mickey was born in Bethesda, Maryland to Wilbur and Alice Vlach. She was the oldest of four children. She attended St. Louis Catholic School in Clarksville, Maryland; Glenelg High School in Glenelg, Maryland and an executive secretarial school in Baltimore, Maryland. Mickey was the executive administrative assistant to the operations section of the Florida Keys Electric Co-op from 1991-2014 where she treated customers, co-workers and superiors with a smile and family-like manner. She previously worked at John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory in Laurel, Maryland from 1970-1991 as an executive administrative assistant. Mickey loved her family; cats; feeding and watching birds, squirrels, chickens and iguanas in her backyard; reading; crossword puzzles; cooking; clipping coupons; Dollar Tree shopping; hunting for bargains; creating sand scenes; watching manatees swim in her canal; reporting crocodiles to FWC and talking to her many friends. She smiled easily, had a good sense of humor and went out of her way to help people. She is survived by the love of her life, Jimmy Lewis of Tavernier, Florida; brother Michael Vlach of Westminster, Maryland; sister Molly Vlach (partner Denise) of Tavernier, Florida; niece Stella Landon and nephew Alec Landon of San Bernadino, California; cousin Marianne Condon (husband Hearl) of Key Largo, Florida; her two cats Annie and Carson and many friends. She is predeceased by her father Wilbur Vlach of Dayton, Maryland; mother Alice Skinker Vlach of Tavernier, Florida and sister Lisa Vlach Mitchell of San Bernadino, California. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation can be made in her honor. Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date. CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551 RENTING?BUYING? SELLING?Use the KeynoterClassifieds for all your real estate needs. 743-5551
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Opinion & EditorialWednesday, February 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter 4A Letters of local interest are welcome, but subject to editing and condensing. There is a 400-word limit. Letters thanking an individual are welcome. Space does not permit publication of thank-you letters consisting of lists. Letters must be signed. Anonymous letters will not be published. Include a daytime phone number (which will not be published) where you may be reached if there are questions about your correspondence. Mail: Editor, Keynoter, P.O. Box 500158, Marathon, FL 33050 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 743-6397 Letters to the Editor EDITORIALKeys celebrate along with ScalesLETTERS TO THE EDITOREnd the constructionI just want to add my support to all of those residents of the Florida Keys that are sick and tired of the neverending construction in our islands. I have lived here for more than 20 years and it just never ends: The constant red cones and red barrels tearing up and rebuilding always. If it is not the electrical poles, it is the phone lines or the water lines or the sewage lines or the bike paths, etc. This is just an excuse for the neverending waste of the taxpayers money in more busy construction and endless maintenance afterward. It affects all of our businesses, the overall appearance to the tourists, our quality of life and home values. When will the politicians and the bureaucrats finish their never-ending wasteful projects? When will they deem it complete and acceptable development? Frank Resillez Key LargoOpenness neededAs reported in the Feb. 19 Keynoter the Marathon City Council, the Marathon city attorney and the Marathon city manager have discussed the recent arrest of the citys finance director, Peter Rosasco, and have decided to not address the situation.No surprise with their decision but did I miss the meeting? Because I do not remember a meeting taking place. Government in the sunshine apparently does not exist in Marathon, and has gone down the toilet with ethics and the most basic principles of democracy. We need prayer in Marathon, if only city attorney, John Herin, knew how to write a resolution allowing it to happen without all of the controversy. Bruce Schmitt Marathon Editors note: Staff meetings such as the one held by City Manager Mike Puto and Rosasco are not subject to the Sunshine Law governing open government. Puto polled council members individually; they didnt consult with each other. Richard Tamborrino . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Publisher Larry Kahn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Editor Kathie Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . .Financial Director Todd Swift . . . . . . . . . . . .Production Manager Carter Townshend . . . . . . . . .Circulation Manager PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY AND SATURDAY Contents copyright 2014 Keynoter Publishing Co. Kids appreciate flagStanley Switlik Elementary School in Marathon would like to thank Richard Jorden of American Legion Post 154, Marathon, for the new American flag. Kerri Worthington Switlik School MarathonDont worry, dogs OKHow do you reach a man you met only in a panicked moment along a busy roadside and then abruptly left?How do you reach this man who accidentally struck our beloved dog Tuesday in the middle of U.S. 1 on Grassy Key, and yet had the guts to stop and say Im so sorry, I tried to miss him. How do you reach this man who watched as we drove away with a bleeding family member clinging to life?How do we reach this man to ease his pain at what happened? How do we reach him to tell him its alright? How do we reach him to say Baxter our dog is hurt but hell be OK? Erik Smith Grassy KeySymphony educating kidsI had a rare recent treat: I attended the 501 Years of Florida History Schools Music Education Program at the Tennessee Williams Theatre and was wowed by it. It has long been the dream of South Florida Symphony conductor Sebrina Alfonso to bring music education to Key Wests schools. In collaboration with the Monroe County School District, the Florida Keys Council of the Arts, the Do It For ME (music education) program founded by Marilynn Weber and the Artz Out Loud program, Sebrinas dream is being realized. The program she brought, with music commissioned from composer Robert Kerr, opened my ears as well as those of the children. The principal chair of each section introduced the members of the section and explained the relations among its instruments. I learned about instruments I thought I knew. After this introduction, I could recognize them as never before. Just as impressive as its musical quality was the programs concept, the story of Florida told through music, words and images. While the children provided the wind for ships sailing across the ocean, images of sailing ships appeared in a slide show that segmented them so each image recomposed into the image that followed. Part of the program was based on geography as well as history, so the children learned the stops on Flaglers East Coast Railway by seeing their names flashed in order, then calling out the names as they reappeared on the screen. Facts about William Bartrams drawings of Florida plants added both art and biology to the mix. The South Florida Symphony Orchestra now is part of a true collaboration. Sebrinas vision is to expand this program and take it on tour throughout South Florida. The program deserves to be taken on the road. There were no absences on the day when the students go to the symphony, and no wonder. Those of us who love the South Florida Symphony can only be thrilled to know that children are being exposed to symphonic music by this wonderful orchestra. Sebrinas commitment to bringing serious music to children in the midst of her real work putting on master concerts for the four communities the symphony serves is amazing. Sebrina is modeling for the children, the musicians and the community what it means to build audiences by taking listeners seriously. Rosanne Potter Key WestProtect our waterRe: Florida Attorney General Pam Bondis Feb. 18 column in the Miami Herald, Fighting against federal governments overreach: Bondi thinks the people of Florida are ignorant and blind. All you need to see is a bright-green algae bloom downstream from Big Sugar and the story is clearly and simply told. Bondi says that Floridas leaders know our waterways best and, per an agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency, are implementing their own sound criteria that will safeguard our water from excess nitrogen and phosphorus pollution. What a load. As is typical of the right wing, she pretends the issue is about government overreach to divert our attention from her ridiculous position. She and Gov. Rick Scott have got to go before more irreparable damage is done to our water. Beau Bennett IslamoradaMoose ladies comes throughThe Upper Keys Humane Society gives a huge thank-you to the Women of the Islamorada Moose for hosting a benefit for us. They kindly offered their beautiful facility and organized an afternoon of music, food, raffles and silent auction items. We really enjoyed the music by Ray Jaworski, and we had a great response to the auction items donated by our wonderful local businesses and individuals. Special thanks to Ray, who won the 50/50 and donated the money back to the Humane Society. Were also thrilled that we found a furever home for a sweet little dog, Penelope, and maybe a home for Linda, an older dog who could become a companion for another elderly dog. Its very heartwarming when we find people to love these dear animals.We greatly appreciate the Women of the Islamorada Moose and their concern for the animals. We also want to thank the wonderful, generous people who attended and made our day a success.Jane Lowery Board president Upper Keys Humane Society Key Largo Showing off the schools new flag are (from left) Safety Patrol sponsor Stacey Couch; fifth-grade Safety Patrol members Andrew Lawyer, Jessica Ban and Sonia Davis; and physical education coach and veteran Steve Hawes.Noise law tighteningIn an attempt to balance Key Wests vibrant and sometimes loud music scene with quality of life for Old Town residents, the Key West City Commission took up modifications to its noisecontrol ordinance in a special session Tuesday. The commission met after press time Tuesday but any adopted changes require a second public hearing before becoming law. As it stands, for bars, restaurants and other venues that feature live music in the downtown mix of residential and commercial spaces, the rule is no amplified music louder than 75 decibels as measured from the property line. Commissioner Jimmy Weekley has proposed a number of technical modifications meant to make it easier for the citys Code Compliance officers to issue citations, which could result in a $500 fine. Noise which is plainly audible at a distance of 50 feet or more in any direction shall create a rebuttable presumption of violation, the law says.Weekley said the increased level of discretion is meant to take into account ambient noise. The wind could be blowing, dogs could be barking or other issues going on that could cause code not to get a good reading. Under the existing ordinance, churches are exempt from regulation but the new ordinance brings churches into the fold, exempting only bells and chimes. That provision is in response to neighborhood complaints about the Church of God of Prophecy at 815 Elizabeth St., which has amplified rock and roll music several nights each week.John Martini, who lives near the church, wrote a letter of support to commissioners, saying the exemption for churches has been a profound frustration. He calls the proposed new rules a gift to the residents of Key West. Weekley also pointed out that noise controls, or lack thereof, affect downtown residents and business owners, as evidenced by another letter of support for tighter rules from Edith Amsterdam, owner of the Curry Mansion, a Caroline Street guest house just off Duval Street. We pride ourselves in being good neighbors but we respectfully request that you look into the performance of outdoor amplified voices and music and grant us some relief, she wrote.Churches likely to be built into new regulationsBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comKEY WESTGolfers shooting for a causeIts not uncommon for golf enthusiasts to play as many as 36 holes, or two full 18-hole rounds, in a day. Any more than that is bordering on overdoing it, especially for a game played outdoors and often in hot weather or other adverse conditions. But dont tell that to Donna VanKirk, Bob and Brad Belcaster or St. Peter Catholic Church pastor Tony Mullane, who all played at least five full rounds during last years inaugural Take Stock in Children Golfathon at Florida Keys Country Club in Marathon. The event was conceived by Belcaster, a Florida Keys Country Club member, and Centennial Bank South Florida President Teresa Condas as a means to boost Take Stock fundraising efforts in the Middle Keys. Take Stock is a mentoring program that includes 247 Keys kids from nine different middle and high schools. There were 56 new student contracts signed in 2013 alone. Every $17,000 raised is matched by the Florida Prepaid College Foundation and allows students who meet grade requirements, stay drugand alcohol-free and dont run afoul of the law to attend four years of college at any of Floridas 28 colleges and/or 12 state universities, with tuition and fees fully paid. The whole idea is to get people to donate so much per hole that you play. It all adds up in the end, said VanKirk, a Middle Keys charter captain who completed 202 holes. This years event begins at sunrise (roughly 6:50 a.m.) Saturday morning and lasts until sundown (roughly 6:30 p.m.) the same day. Participants golf as many holes as they can in that time period. VanKirk said golfers are allowed to hit two balls on par-three holes and only have to get the ball within six feet of the pin to complete a hole.VanKirk is a 13-handicap golfer and typically shoots in the midto upper-80s during a round. She said the golf-athon is a different animal.Last time, I didnt take my time. It was just get out of the cart and hit; get out of the cart and hit. It really wasnt too bad. What hurt me the worst was my upper thighs from getting in and out of the cart.At one point during last years event, VanKirk learned she was earning Take Stock in Children $18 per hole, which motivated her to continue on. She earned $7,500 for the charity and had roughly 35 sponsors. For much more on this story, go to www.Keys InfoNet.com.By RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON Keys attorney attains judgeship, the latest in a string of accomplishments that make the islands proudFor Ed Scales, it was a long time coming. Although Gov. Rick Scotts appointed him to the Third District Court of Appeal on Oct. 18 and he took office late last year, Friday saw the Keys celebrate Scales appointment to the appellate bench the first-ever Monroe County resident to serve on the panel that hears appeals from Monroe and Miami-Dade counties. Friday at the Freeman Justice Center in Key West, Chief Judge Frank Shepherd, Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Ricky Polston and a slew of others welcomed Scales to office. Scales has a long history of involvement in the legal community and elsewhere, so the Keys should be proud that, after half a dozen times applying, he finally made it to the Third District. With his appointment, the Third District judges will convene for the first time ever in Key West on June 6. When appointed, Scales had his own law practice, and was of-counsel to the large GrayRobinson firm. He also was general counsel to the Florida Citrus Commission and sat on the state Commission on Ethics. Scales, a University of Florida graduate and proud Gator athletics booster, previously was a shareholder in the Lakeland law firm of Lane, Trohn, Bertrand & Vreeland, P.A. But he made his mark in Key West. Along with his time on the Commission on Ethics (2011 through 2013), Monroe County attorneys elected Scales to The Florida Bars Board of Governors. He served on the Bars Executive Committee for three years and chaired the Bars Legislation Committee and Citizens Forum. In 2006, then-Gov. Jeb Bush appointed him to the Florida Keys Community College board of trustees. He was reappointed by Charlie Crist and Rick Scott. Scales also served, from 2000 to 2005, on the Federal Judicial Nominating Commission for South Florida. In 2009, Crist appointed him to the Keys Judicial Nominating Commission. Scott reappointed him in 2012. He is also a former Key West city commissioner and former member of the Monroe County Tourist Development Council. If thats not enough, in 1988, then-Gov. Bob Martinez named Scales to the Florida Board of Regents (1987 to 1988). In 1988, UF named him its outstanding male graduate and inducted him into the universitys hall of fame. Among those celebrating with him Friday in Key West were former Florida House Speaker Dean Cannon, his UF roommate, who shared stories about Scales from their days as kids in Lakeland. Friday was as much about the Keys as it was about Scales. It illustrates that despite our small population, the mainland has nothing on us producing outstanding leaders. Ed Scales is just the latest, and were proud he can say hes from Monroe County (his Alabama birth notwithstanding). SCALES
Stuff is the theft of productivity and one of the biggest thieves is clutter. So how do you reduce clutter? Rule No. 1: Dont let it build up in the first place. Easier said than done, but here are some tips that should help, from the beginning to the end of the decluttering process.Keep your paper recycling bin outside. When you get mail, open it over your recycling container and toss everything you dont need the envelope your mail came in, the return envelopes (if you pay your bills online), the envelope stuffers, the unimportant parts of your multi-page bills, unwanted catalogues and so on. Dont even bring it into your house or office.FAT: This stands for file, act or toss and has long been the gold standard of decluttering. Personally, I think the act part should be broken into two pieces: Act now and Do it today. This is as much a timemanagement piece as it is anything else. Taking immediate action on every stray bit of paper that comes across your desk means youre giving up the structure of your day, surrendering your personal power by letting random papers determine what is important. You may want to set aside a certain time to deal with the important matters that dont require immediate attention. That way you can handle everything at once, being more efficient with your time, and keep your work space from getting cluttered. Once you do act on something, however, either file it or throw it away.Reduce paper. Much of your office or home clutter can be reduced if you opt for electronic bills. And some companies have started to charge extra if you want an invoice mailed to you (something you might consider if you are in business).Rearrange your workspace. View your workspace as a series of concentric circles.The innermost circle, within arms reach, contains the things you use most often. Your computer will be there. So should your phone, if you are on the horn a lot. What else do you use a lot? Include in this inner circle the files that you will use that day. The middle circle holds things you use occasionally. This may include reference materials, printer paper, etc. You know your own usage best. The outer circle is where you banish the things you rarely use. We all have these printer ink cartridges, back-up disks, cords for electronics you no longer own and so on.Rearrange your drawers.The rule above also applies to your drawers. Make sure the drawers you use the most are near your dominant hand. Take five minutes a day to clean out the years of debris that have accumulated in your drawers until you have what only you need.Inbox, schminbox. Got a lot of papers? Throw them in your inbox. At least theyre in a tidy pile, right? Until they start to overflow. And how much time do you waste sifting through your inbox, looking for just the right file or piece of paper? Use a vertical step file holder instead. They take up way less space on your desk, and because theyre graduated, you can easily see each folders label.Use the walls. My home office is very small and I have zero room for even a step file folder. So what I use instead are wall file holders. Just screw them into the wall and voila instant storage. With both these alternatives, you will still have to spend time purging. As soon as youre finished with the file, put it in the file cabinet. Do you have questions about time management, productivity or related issues? Join Jackie Harders free Facebook group, www.face book.com/groups/timetips/, call 451-9295 or send an e-mail to Jackie@keydynamics.com. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 5A Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Place your business in the SERVICE DIRECTORY starting at ONLY $50 for the whole month! 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Hot off a win against its Coral Shores High School counterpart, the Marathon High School Mock Trial team is preparing for its first trip to the state competition in the programs three-year history. Elizabeth Bayrel, an economics and human geography teacher, said its an exciting time for the seven-member team. It travels to Orlando and the Orange County Courthouse to compete against 16 other high school teams from around Florida March 6 through 9 for four rounds of competition. Bayrel described the mock case as based on doctored material from actual cases. This was a firstdegree felony case on trafficking in Oxycodone, with 248 pills found in a students vehicle. You have to prepare both sides of the case and then right before you present, you have to draw straws and decide on whether youre going to be defense or prosecution, she said. Bayerl said the team, led by captain John Galjanic and legal advisor Patrick Stevens, beat Coral Shores Feb. 10 with a prosecution performance at the Plantation Key Courthouse. The statewide competition is put on by the Florida Law Related Education Association Inc., based in Tallahassee. The team was set for recognition at a Tuesday meeting of the Monroe County School Board that started after press time. KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6A Wednesday, February 26, 2014 PURCHASE TICKETS IN ADVANCE at the Marathon Garden Club, KEYBANA, or the Marathon Chamber of Commerce, or call 305-743-4971www.marathongardenclub.org 5270 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL(MM 50, across from Publix Plaza)Come grow with us...It includes six fabulous gardens, plus an inside tour of one ocean front condo, four lovely homes, and a beautiful guest house. Island Vision Careis now accepting NEW patients.Dr.John Sheldon's optometry practice services all ages,from kids to seniors.Monday Friday 9AM to 5PM Saturday by appointment6400 Overseas Hwy. MM 50.5 (next to Herbies)743-2020 golden MHS lays down the lawBy SEAN KINNEYskinney@keynoter.comMONROE COUNTY SCHOOLSThe Marathon High School Mock Trial team will travel to Orlando looking for a state title. With schools Superintendent Mark Porter and attorney Patrick Stevens are (from left) Brittney Cunningham, Mackenzie Helms, Rebekah Smith, Liam Griffin, Melanie Omelas, Hannah Gracy, John Galjanic and faculty sponsor Elizabeth Bayerl.Snook season to openOnly the second season in four years for harvesting snook from Florida Keys waters opens Saturday. The state season, limited to recreational anglers who have snook endorsement on their saltwater fishing license, closes April 30. Snook in the Keys are considered part of the Gulf of Mexico species stock, which allows just one legal-size fish to be harvested daily. Selling or buying snook, one of the states premier saltwater-fishing species, has been illegal for decades. Snook taken in Keys or Everglades National Park waters during the open season must measure not less than 28 or more than 33 inches total length, measured from the most forward point of the head with the mouth closed to the farthest tip of the tail with the tail compressed ... while the fish is lying on its side, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Most Keys anglers and fishing guides release all snook they catch. After a January 2010 cold snap killed untold numbers of snook, harvesting snook from the Gulf stock was banned until last Septembers short fall season. A hard-fighting fish that can weigh more than 30 pounds, snook are highly sensitive to weather extremes. They become sluggish in cold water, which renders them more vulnerable to other predator fish and humans. Snook can be caught from shore, and even can be found in fresh water.Its just the second one since 2010OUR FISHERIESKeynoter StaffCops buy bicycle for theft stingsDigging deep into the playbook, the Key West Police Department on Feb. 20 conducted a covert bicycle operation designed to catch would-be bike thieves. In 2013, the city recorded 383 bicycle thefts, spokeswoman Alyson Crean said. So heres what the police are doing: Leave a bike sitting unlocked out in public, then wait for someone to take it. When that happens, jump out and arrest them. According to a report from Officer Kevin OConnell the report, police put the yellow Cannondale 900, valued at more than $300, on the sidewalk leading up to the Staples Avenue Bridge around 5:40 p.m. Thursday. One of those arrested was Michael Farra, 49, who rode his bicycle over the bridge and passed the [Cannondale], then made a U-turn, going back. OConnell wrote that Farra then started to ride eastbound on Staples Avenue on his bicycle while holding the Cannondales left handle bar. Police stopped Farra at the next intersection. OConnell asked him if the bicycle was his. Farra reportedly said, No, it had a flat tire and [I] was going to take it home and put a tire on it. He reportedly said hes not a bike thief and that he thought the bicycle was trash. When searching Farra, they allegedly found four grams of marijuana in his pocket. He was charged with felony grand theft and misdemeanor drug possession, booked into the Monroe County Detention Center, then released. Police spokeswoman Alyson Crean confirmed the sting. There was probably an area where even more bikes than usual were being stolen.383 reported in the city during 2013KEY WESTKeynoter Staff Team heading to Tallahassee for state finals
Keys LifeFlorida Keys Keynoter WWW.KEYSINFONET.COM WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014 CLASSIFIEDS INSIDE 4BBSports & OutdoorsFishing CommunityLifestyle 4801 O/S Hwy.|Marathon, FL |(305) 289-2038Tommy Bahama Outdoor Living NEW ARRIVALS DAILY! Nautical Flea MarketThe Giant Nautical Flea Market in Islamorada drew thousands of people this past weekend. Photos, 3B In addition to outdueling Jordan Roney, her more-heralded pitching opponent, Key West Highs Desirae Lagunas gritty dive into first base in the bottom of the eighth inning led to a 4-3 victory for the Conchs over Marathon in a softball thriller Saturday afternoon that ended with an international tie-breaker at the Back Yard.The game was tied, 2-2, after the seventh. Under the tie-breaker, each team began the eighth inning with a runner on second base and no outs.For Marathon, that was Amanda Bruland, and she quickly scored when Laguna threw wildly to first base on a sacrifice bunt by Hannah Child. After an infield hit, Laguna than retired the next three batters in a row to keep the score at 3-2. Jayla DiGennaro took second to begin the bottom of the eighth for the Conchs. Roney retired the first two hitters and appeared on the verge of victory. But Anjelika Green drove in DiGennaro with a single to tie the score at 3-3. Laguna only hours removed from her grandfathers funeral then hit a ball off first baseman Sacha Oliveras glove and dove safely into the bag as Olivera hurried to get back and make a tag. If its close and you dive, they usually call you safe, Laguna said afterward, rubbing a knee she had hurt on the play.The inning was still alive, but Roney only had to get Brooke Marsden to extend the game. Marsden, however, lofted a fly ball that fell into right field for a hit. Green scored and the celebration began. I was just trying to get the run home, said Marsden, a senior who had never had a game-winning hit.The game opened with both teams scoring a run in the first inning Marathon on doubles by Roney and Savannah Rodamer, and Key West on a double by Brooke Wood and a single by Jewls Castillo.Just settling in in the shady stands was a crowd that seemed composed of mostly Marathon rooters. They included a woman who kept imploring to the Dolphin batters, Come on, baby girl,Roney, Laguna square off in pitching duelBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorPREP SOFTBALLPhoto by BERT BUDDEKey Wests Desirae Laguna dives safely into first base as Marathons Sacha Olivera tries to make the tag in the eighth inning of Saturdays game. The hit kept alive the Conchs winning rally.Conchs win in extra inningsCanes stop the ConchsCoral Shores Highs boys swept the first three singles matches and sealed a team victory with a win in No. 1 doubles to edge Key West High School, 4-3, Friday in Tavernier. A great match for the boys, Cane head coach Blake Fry said. Its been a while since we beat Key West in boys tennis. Will Morton (CS) topped Kyle Campbell (KW) at the No. 1 spot, 8-2. No. 2 Sam Nelson (CS) held off Simon Dayer (KW), 8-4); and No. 3 Cole Houser (CS) stopped Collin Heltzler (KW), 8-2.Will, Sam, and Cole make up the best top-three lineup weve had since I can remember, Fry said.Key West rallied with wins at No. 4, Chun Poon (KW) over Miles Miller (CS), 8-2; and No. 5, Kew Cheng (KW) over Nick Kaufman (CS), 8-3. Key West won the No. 2 doubles, 8-8. The Hurricane girls, who havent lost a regular-season team match in years, kept going with a 6-1 win over the Lady Conchs. No. 1 Erica Williams (CS) blanked Hannah BrownBoth the boys and the girls are victoriousPREP TENNISBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer email@example.com PENAConchs strong start continuesWith four victories in its first five games in Ralph Henriquezs return as coach, the Key West High baseball team will play its first road game at 3:30 this afternoon against longtime rival Gulliver Prep in Miami.The District 16-4A contest will be broadcast on WKWFAM (1600). Gulliver is 2-2, with victories over Westminster Christian and Ransom Everglades, and losses to Killian and American.Were going to go out and just keep getting good pitching and catch the ball, Henriquez said. As long as you pitch and play good defense, youve got a chance. Sophomore Greg Veliz will start on the mound for the Conchs, with Steven Wells and Brandon Presley ready in relief. Key West is coming off a 10-0 five-inning victory over Keys Gate in the district opener last Friday night at Rex Weech Field. Presley pitched the shutout, going all five innings and allowing three hits. The Conchs scored three runs in the first inning, two on a triple by designated hitter Darren Miller, who wasBaseball team on the road to Gulliver PrepBy DICK WAGNERKeynoter ContributorKEY WEST BASEBALL Photo by BERT BUDDEKeys Gates Brandon Espinol tries to hurdle Key West catcher Chris Varela, but Varela tags him out during Saturday nights game.Dolphins rally falls just shortA last-inning rally for Marathon Highs baseball team ended one run short in a 7-6 home loss Friday to District 16 opponent Somerset Academy. Starting pitcher Jesse DeLuca had a solid outing for the Dolphins, recording eight of the first nine outs via strikeout. Coach Luis Leal said DeLuca kept the Dolphins close before tiring in the top of the fifth inning and being replaced by reliever Richie Wells. He had another great start but we didnt back him up defensively, Leal said.A costly miscue by Wells cost the Dolphins three runs and had them behind 7-2 heading into the bottom of the fifth. He overthrew first base on a ball hit to him with two outs and the bases loaded, allowing three runners to score and the Stallions to build a five-run lead.The last-inning rally began with back-to-back walks and a sacrifice bunt by Robbie Garcia to move the runners into scoring position. Kevin McKeon singled to score one run, Carlos OFarrill singled to score two and Raymond Crespo singled home OFarrill to make it a 7-6 game. Third baseman Mark Keller struck out with two outs and Crespo on second base to end the game.OFarrill led the team with three hits, while McKeon, Crespo, Keller and Max Elliott had two hits each.Marathon (2-4) is scheduled to visit Miami Country Day on Thursday at 7 p.m. before hosting Archbishop Curley High School on Friday at 7 p.m. and Palmer Trinity School at 1 p.m. on Saturday.The 2-4 squad is traveling to Miami ThursdayBy RYAN McCARTHYrmccarthy@keynoter.comMARATHON BASEBALL Keynoter photo by RYAN McCARTHYMarathon High School third baseman Mark Keller reaches to tag a runner out during a 7-6 home baseball loss to Somerset Academy on Friday. Keller had two hits.See Conchs, 2BSee Softball, 2BSee Tennis, 2B
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 2B Wednesday, February 26, 2014 NOTICE TO REGISTERED VOTERSPre-election test of the automatic tabulating equipment for the March 11, 2014 City of Key Colony Beach General Election, as required by Florida Statute 101.5612, will be held at the Key Colony Beach City Hall, 600 W. Ocean Dr, Key Colony Beach, Fl, on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. R. Joyce Griffin Supervisor of Elections www.keys-elections.org Published Keynoter 2-26-14 Key Largo Volunteer Fire DepartmentBusiness MeetingMarch 11, 2014immediately following the 6:30 p.m. KLVAC Meeting305-451-270098600 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037 Published 02/26/14 The Keynoter, Marathon, FL 33050 Crossword solutionSolution to the Feb. 22 puzzle. you got this, and a man who wore a Yankees shirt with RUTH on the back. Former County Commissioner Mario DiGennaro also was there.White-shirted and colognescented, DiGennaro, whose granddaughter Jayla was the Conch freshman catcher, wasnt taking sides. Im rooting for all the children, he said, adding that Jayla is the closest person in the world to me.Meanwhile, Roney (Rooney, mispronounced the public-address man) and Laguna settled down. Key West took a 2-1 lead in the third on a sacrifice fly by Castillo, but the Dolphins tied it in the fourth on a slapsingle to left by Brandi Spalten. Sterling plays by Castillo at third base prevented the Dolphins from having a big inning. Laguna allowed nine hits, struck out four and didnt issue a walk. Roney allowed 11 hits, struck out five and walked one. Key West almost won the game in the bottom of the seventh. With two out, Angela Niles singled and Wood doubled, but Roney got DiGennaro on a grounder to third. We had to win this game, Key West coach Ashley James said after her team improved to 2-2. Marathon coach Sean McDonald said, It was one of those games. It lived up to its billing but it didnt define us and it didnt define Key West. I look forward to them coming to our house.Dolphins reboundMarathon shook off Saturdays loss by blanking a solid Carrollton School team in Miami on Monday.Jordan Roney pitched a complete game for the Dolphins, allowing just one hit and striking out five batters.Junior Savannah Rodamer provided all the offense Marathon would need on the first pitch of her first-inning atbat. She hit a three-run home run over the left field fence to put the Dolphins up 3-0.Marathon added two more runs in the fifth inning to make it 5-0. Rodamer knocked in all five Dolphins runs. Roney finished 3-for-5 at the plate and scored two runs, while Brandi Spalten was 3-for-4. Marathon (3-1-1) is scheduled to host Riverdale High School out of Fort Myers on Friday at 5 p.m. and on Saturday at 10 a.m. Staff writer Ryan McCarthy contributed to this report.Conchs over FinsFrom Softball, 1B batting for the first time in the regular season. He then came home on a single by Presley.Miller had been out since straining his forearm while pitching in a preseason game. Henriquez said the Florida State-bound senior will be the DH again today, but that it will be a week before he can play second base. Henriquez did not know when Miller will pitch again.Key West added four runs in the fourth inning, one on a double by Veliz and three on a homer to center field by first baseman Hugo Valdes. Hes seeing the ball good and has worked extra hard at batting, Henriquez said of Valdes, who is hitting over 600.A two-run single by Chris Varela made it 9-0 in the bottom of the fifth, and Jay Feathers followed with an RBI single that ended the game on the 10-run mercy rule.Valdes homersFrom Conchs, 1B (KW), 8-0. Erica is getting stronger, and starting to develop a great mental game, Fry said.Ellie Leopold (CS) overcame a slow start to beat Laura Hull (KW), 8-3, at No. 2. Key West got its lone win with No. 3 Fernanda Caceras over Rachel Walters (CS), 8-2.No. 4 Juliana Pena (CS) beat Tatum Flowers (KW), 8-1; and No. 5 Maria Loszada (CW) beat Olivia Malik (KW), 8-1. No. 1 doubles Williams-Pena and No. 2 Leopold-Walters each scored 8-1 decisions. Coral Shores hosts Marathon High School at 2 p.m. Friday, then travels to Key West on Monday.Canes host FinsFrom Tennis, 1B Canes host two matchesTwo back-to-back home games this week give Coral Shores High Schools boys lacrosse Hurricanes a shot at their first win of the new season. The Canes (0-2) take the home field at George M. Barley Jr. Stadium in Tavernier to face Palmer Trinity at 5 p.m. Thursday, followed by a 6 p.m. Friday home game against LaSalle.Coral Shores made a game of it Feb. 21 against visiting Belen Jesuit but fell, 13-7.It was a tight game but we had some breakdowns on fundamentals, head coach Barney Rich said. Well put in a lot of work and see if we can catch up this week.Hurricane junior Brian Cash led the Coral Shores offense by scoring four goals against Belen and made an assist. Eddie Dunn delivered a pair of assists and threw in a goal. Cameron Lankford scored once and had an assist.Jack Hatfield, a senior veteran, scored in the loss to Belen but suffered a shoulder injury that will sideline him indefinitely. Goalkeeper Ben Colmes was a standout with 17 saves against Belens polished Wolverines, who did a better job connecting on passes and collecting ground balls.Coral Shores opened the season Feb. 18 with a 24-4 loss to Columbus High, the Miami squad that ended the Canes season in last years state regional playoffs. We got to open the season against some good, strong opponents, Rich said. That will help us develop our skills, like being in position to help each other out.Coral Shores relies on other veterans like Danny Whisted, Bryce Lankford and Spencer Calvert while replacing several key starters from last seasons District 32 championship club.Some of the young guys are starting to make plays for us, too, said Rich.Palmers Thursday, LaSalles Friday at Tavernier fieldCORAL SHORES LACROSSEBy KEVIN WADLOWSenior Staff Writer firstname.lastname@example.org Web extrasTheres a lot more local sports at www.Keys InfoNet.com including:The Coral Shores High boys lacrosse team hosts two challengers this week.The Marathon tennis teams have a rough go of it against International Studies.The Key West track team finishes mid-pack in its most recent meet.
LIVING BRIEFSGarden club plans house, garden tourThe Marathon Garden Club has its annual House and Garden Tour and Flower Show planned for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 1. Six homes and gardens in Key Colony Beach, plus a judged flower show at the clubhouse, mile marker 50 bayside, are included in the $25 ticket price. Theyre available at the club, the KeyBana clothing store on Key Colony Beach and the Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce at 12222 Overseas Highway bayside. To find out more, contact Cindy Wooten at 289-7700 or email@example.com.Auction helps send kids to D.C.The fifth-grade Safety Patrols of Key Largo School are hosting their annual live and silent auctions on March 1 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the school cafeteria.Proceeds go toward sending 30 patrol members to Washington, D.C., in May. Mike Forster is the auctioneer for items such as Disney tickets, sports memorabilia, event tickets and weekend getaways.The school is at mile marker 105 oceanside. Call Abbie at (305) 522-1120 for further details.Artists sought for March 1 fairThe Schooner Wharf Bar is looking for artists to participate in its 14th annual Open Air Art And Music Affair, scheduled for March 1. Its open to artists in all mediums, including but not limited to painting, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, carving, photography and mixed media.For applications or if you have questions, send an email to swartaffair@yahoo .com or call Carl at 304-2275.Marathon Relay recruiting teamsOrganizers of the Middle Keys Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society are recruiting teams for the relay, set for April 11 and 12 at the Marathon Community Park. Relay teams take part in the actual overnight event, and hold fundraisers leading up to it. You can join by starting your own team or serving on the planning committee, among other things. For more information, go to www.relayforlife.org/ MiddleKeysFL Questions? Send Chairwoman Christina Gonzalez and e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or send an e-mail to Michelle Card at email@example.com.Zonta Club has award applicationsApplications for the 2014 Young Women in Public Affairs Award from the Zonta Club of Marathon are available by contacting Katrina Wiatt at 393-3164. The goal of the award program is to encourage young women to participate in public affairs by recognizing their commitment to the volunteer sector and evidence of volunteer leadership.Old Settlers Park set for a cleanupThe Monroe County Sheriffs Office is hosting a shoreline and park cleanup at Old Settlers Park, mile marker 91.7 oceanside, at 9 a.m. on March 1. The group Friends of Old Settlers Park is partnering with the Sheriffs Office for the cleanup. Bring bottled water, sun protection and gloves. Wear comfortable footwear, long pants and long-sleeved shirt. For more information, send an e-mail to foosp@ outlook.com.Participants wanted for St. Pats paradeOrganizers of the 15th annual St. Patricks Day Parade in Key Colony Beach, set for March 17, are looking for participants to walk, bike or drive in the parade. The parade starts at 5 p.m. at Sunset Park and ends at 1st Street and East Ocean Drive. To find out more, call Jack Crowley at 289-0371 or send an e-mail to jackcrowley@ windstream.net.Line-splicing party planned for ThursdayA party to splice mooring buoy lines is planned for 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the City of Marathon Marina. Hosted by the city, the Marathon Sailing Club and the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, the event will have experts teaching how to splice. Refreshments will be served. Wednesday, February 26, 2014 3B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com Diagnostic & Interventional Radiology Center of Key West 3414 Duck Ave Key West, FL 33040BONE DENSITY Bone Density$120.00X-RAYS X-Rays $75.00MRI SCANS W/O Contrast$500.00 With Contrast$575.00 With & W/O Contrast$695.00MRA MRA Head $500.00 MRA $700.00 MRI BI Breast$1,000.00CT SCANS ABD/PELVIS W/O Contrast$350.00 With Contrast$450.00 With & W/O Contrast$475.00CTA Routine CTA$750.00 Non Inv Coronary$500.00 CT Urography$600.00 CT Chest, Abd/Pelvis & Bilateral Legs$600.00ULTRASOUNDS Ultrasounds starting at$120.00OTHER SCANS Virtual $550.00OTHER CT SCANS W/O Contrast$325.00 With Contrast$425.00 With & W/O Contrast$450.00 Call to schedule an apponitment (305) 295-9771Prices listed are self-pay for locals without insurance All major insurance accepted Conch Honk March 1Noon at the Oldest House, 322 Duval St. Info at OIRF.org or call 305-294-9501 Family Fun Annual Conch Shell Blowing ContestFREE to Watch presents MM 48 Bayside 1688 Overseas HighwayTiki Bar on the water, its quiet, clean and the food is delicious. Join us for our Daily Sunset Cannon Salute Celebration!Open Daily from 12:00 NoonLive Music Thursdays and Saturday evenings.305-743-9009 Living GETTING NAUTI(CAL) Saturday and Sundays 14th annual Nautical Flea Market put on by the Upper Keys Rotary to raise money for kids scholarships was a huge success, with thousands of people checking out the event at Founders Park in Islamorada. There was a wide variety of offerings, from antique boating goods to clothing, everything for fishing and even the offbeat. The weather was perfect, as sunny skies and a slight breeze ruled both days. For more photos, go to www.KeysInfoNet.com.Keynoter photos by PAM GODFREY, KEVIN WADLOW, LARRY KAHN
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 4B Wednesday, February 26, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551 abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN CONTINUED IN NEXT COLUMN Ad# 894142 DISTRICT V ADVISORY COMMITTEE (DAC V) (From Mile Marker 90.940 to the Dade/Monroe County Line and any Mainland portions of Monroe County) of the MONROE COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL has an opening for an "At Large" representative Any resident who is not directly involved in a tourism business and who shall represent the general public and shall live or work within the tax collection district for which they are applying (The operative word within this description is directly. This word means someone who is not in business, nor whose business or economic activity are dependent upon tourists) Any person wishing to participate on the District V Advisory Committee of the Monroe County Tourist Development Council within the district so noted above, may request an application from the Administrative Office by calling (305) 296-1552 and submit an application to the address shown below: Department DAC Monroe County Tourist Development Council 1201 White Street, Suite 102 Key West, FL 33040 Fax #: (305) 296-0788 Deadline for receipt of application at the above address is Friday, February 28th 2014 at 5:00 p.m. A resume may be attached to the application. Published February 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 908686 NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVLIN, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County Florida, will, on the 18TH DAY OF MARCH 2014 AT 11:00 A.M. on THE FRONT STEPS OF THE MONROE COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 500 WHITEHEAD STREET in the City of KEY WEST, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH, the following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: Lot 125, PORT LARGO, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, at Page 3, Public Records of Monroe County, Florida, Commonly Known as: 125 Marina Avenue, Key Largo, FL 33037 Pursuant to the SUMMARY FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in a case in said Court, the style of which is: COMMUNITY BANK OF FLORIDA, INC. Plaintiff, VS. GENE C. LENTZ AND MARIA ELENA LENTZ, his wife; GLADYS MARCOS Defendants, And the Docket Number of which is Number 10-CA-000283-P WITNESS my hand and Official Seal of Said Court, this 13th day of FEBRUARY, 2014. AMY HEAVILIN, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Jennifer Settoon Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after sale. Published February 19, 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 918628 NOTICE: Comcast Customers in Monroe County: For reasons beyond our control, on or around March 19th, 2014, Retro TV, channel 87, will no longer be available on Limited Basic (Residential) or Basic (Business). Residential customers, please call 1-800-XFINITY (934-6489) with any questions. Business customers, please call 1-800-391-3000 with any questions. GENERAL INFORMATION A digital-ready television set and/or digital equipment may be required to receive certain digital channels or certain services. Service charges may apply. Services not available in all areas, restrictions apply. For customers with commercial accounts or bulk rate arrangements, some product, pricing and other information may not apply. Upon proper notice, all pricing, programming, channel locations and packaging are subject to change. For information about all of our residential product offerings, please visit www.comcast.com. For information about all of our business product offerings, please visit www.business.comcast.com. Published February 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 918691 LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD FOR THE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED QUARTERLY MEETING NOTICE The Monroe County Local Coordinating Board will be holding its regularly scheduled quarterly meeting on Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050 at 11:00 a.m. The public is invited to attend. Inquiries concerning this meeting should be directed to the Health Council of South Florida, Inc. at (305) 592-1452. Published February 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 918719 PUBLIC HEARING: LOCAL COORDINATING BOARD FOR THE TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED The Monroe County Local Coordinating Board announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited to discuss the draft Monroe County Transportation Disadvantaged Service plan. The public meeting will take place on Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Marathon Government Center, 2798 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050 at 11:00 a.m. Members of the public shall notify HCSF staff in writing of his or her interest to be heard. For more information, please contact the Health Council of South Florida, Inc. at (305) 592-1452. Published February 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 918843 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SIXTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR MONROE COUNTY NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE BY CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, AMY HEAVILIN, Clerk Ad-Interim Clerk of the Circuit Court of Monroe County, Florida, will, on the 11th day of March 2014, at 11 oclock a.m., at 500 Whitehead Street Monroe County, in the City of Key West, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for CASH the Following described property situated in Monroe County, Florida, to wit: LOT 15, BLOCK 5, SUMMERLAND ESTATES, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property address: 358 46th Street, Summerland Key, FL 33042 Pursuant to CONSENT FINAL JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE entered in a case p endp ing in said Court, the Style of which is: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE GSAA HOME EQUITY TRUST 2006-11, ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-11 Plaintiff VS. RONALD C. WNUKOWSKI et.al Defendant A nd the Docket Number of which is Number 44-2012-CA-1219-K WITNESS my hand and the Official Seal of Said Court, this 18th day of November, 2013 A my Heavilin, Clerk of the Circuit Court Monroe County, Florida By: Shonta McLeod Deputy Clerk Florida Statute 45.031: Any person claiming as interest in the surplus from the sale, if any other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Published February 26, March 5, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter A d# 919743 NOTICE OF JOINT MEETING THE KEY WEST CITY COMMISSION AND THE MONROE COUNTY COMMISSION NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN that on March 12, 2014 at 2:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as may be heard, at the Harvey Government Center located at 1200 Truman Avenue, Key West, Monroe County, Florida, a Joint Special Meeting of the Key West City Commission and the Monroe County Commission will be held regarding Homeless Issues The public is advised that some or all of the members of the Monroe County Commission and the Key West City Commission will attend the j oint special meeting to discuss these issues. The public should check the County website regularly to see if any agenda items are added. Members of the public will be provided an opportunity to provide comment and input. A DA ASSISTANCE: If you are a person with a disability who needs special accommodations in order to participate in this proceeding, please contact the County Administrators Office, by phoning (305) 2924441, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. 5:00 p.m., no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the scheduled meeting; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call "711". Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, notice is given that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by either Board with respect to any matter considered at such hearings or meetings, he will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the p roceedin g s is made, which pg record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Dated at Key West, Florida this 7th day of February, 2014. A my Heavilin, Clerk of the Circuit Court and ex officio Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners of Monroe County, Florida Published February 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 919753 NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Auction to be held on 3/10/2014 at 8:00 A.M. at All American Towing & Tire, Inc., 711 Largo Rd., Key Largo, FL 33037 in accordance to FL statue section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. 2001 TOYOTA TRUCK VIN# 5TBRT34111S139452 1996 FORD EXPLORER SW VIN# 1FMDU32X8TUB32529 Published February 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Ad# 919762 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The vehicle(s) listed below will be sold at public auction for cash at Florida Keys Towing Inc., 1620 Overseas Hwy, Marathon FL 33050 at 8:00 AM on MARCH 26, 2014 in accordance to Florida Statute Section 713.78 for unpaid towing & storage. Florida Keys Towing, Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. All vehicles/ vessels are sold as is. 1. 1985 WHALER HIN: NJZ19202 2. 2007 FORD VIN: 1FAFP37N97W276196 3. 2006 CHEVROLET VIN: 1G1AK15F367886731 Published February 26, 2014 Florida Keys Keynoter Minischnauzerspups We have8MiniSchnauzer Puppiestheyarenow6weeks old.Tailsdockedanddue clawsremovedatmarathon veterinaryclinic.6femalesand 2males.Bothparentsare Here.Minischnauzersare greatsmallbreedDogs(1217lbs),theydontshedorhave danderissues.Allextremely cutehealthyandplayfulready fornewhomes.Wearein Marathon,Fl. Morephotosavailable$400 305-394-7203 Larry.firstname.lastname@example.orgLOST YOUR PET? OR FOUND A PET? CALL US TO PLACE A FREE AD THE KEYNOTER 743-5551FLORIDA KEYS MASONIC LODGE (Behind Froggys) Sat., 3/1 & Sun., 3/2. 8:00 4:00. Variety of misc. items & $5 pancake breakfast.MARCH MADNESS Sat. March 1, 8am ? Cudjoe Gardens Annual Yard Sale MM21 Drost, Avenues, Sawyer, and Colson. *Look for balloons and signs*WANTED TO BUY Retired Collector Gunsmith buying firearms-WW2 items. Any condition. 305-289-0967 or 732-551-1226 PRIVATE COLLECTOR WANTS Rolex Dive watches and Pilot Watches. Old model Military clocks & watches. Call 305-743-4578.2011 Blast freezer unit, 9hp Russell condensing unit. 480 Larkin evaporator. Koch vacuum sealer 2002, Model 2100-A, 240v/60hz 3 phase. 305-481-6232V.A. Special brand new 3/2 BUILT ON YOUR LOT $0 down. $1,167 per month (doesnt incl taxes & insurance) Call Joe 305-304-6627 V.A. Special brand new 3/2 LOT & HOUSE PACKAGE $0 down. $1,877 per month (includes taxes & insurance) Call Joe 305-304-6627 CocoPlum Marathon 1BD,1 BA, Boat Slip, Dock, New Kitchen, New Bath, New AC,Walk In closet & More $180K or partner for $87.5K Lease for $1100 start 7/1/14 Call 732-363-4370 MARATHON 1100 sf. 2 BR, 2 BA, new kitchen & bath. All tiled. Dock, 60 free flowing canal w/HD davits.$265,000. 305-849-0507 WaterViewLotKCB 60x 110lot,3rdStKCB.Ocean View.Buildnow!$199,000 440-503-4273 email@example.com/2Homew/Oceanaccess Homew/Tiki,oncanal,roof topterrace,cul-de-sac,quiet, Ideal.$2k/mo.786-406-3723 info@AmeriCastleCorp.comCanalFrontMM105 Bayside stilted3/2CBSSingleFamily homeinprestigiousStillwright Point,KeyLargo.Dock,all appl.inclW/D,$2,800,Annual, 248/212-5270.Islamorada-Venetian Shores Furn 4 BR, 4 BA, canal front, includes landscapping, pest control & boat slip, long term. 186 Venetian Way. $3600/mo F/L/S + util. 305-664-3333MARATHON 2 BD / 2BA Furn., waterfront home. $2200 / mo. F/L/S Available 5/1/14 12/31/14 Call (231) 250-8200 MM 92, Harry Harris Park 1 block from Park. Entire house: 3BR/2BA upstairs + 1BR/1BA downstairs. $2,100. Pets OK. Call (305) 962-9639 MARATHON 2/1 DUPLEX 501A 22nd St. Ocean. C/A, W/D hkup, hurricane shutters, yard. MUST SEE. $1300/mo. F/L/S. 305-205-4285 CITYOFMARATHON,FLORIDA9805OverseasHighway,Marathon,Florida33050 Phone:(305)743-0033 PublicNoticeInvitationToBid(ITB) AllinterestedpartiesareherebynotifiedthattheCityofMarathonisaccepting sealedbidsfor WastewaterSystemConstructionofMultipleService Connections .SealedbidsforfurnishingallgoodsandservicesnecessarytocompletetheWork specifiedinthesedocumentswillbereceivedbytheCityClerkandreadaloud:DueDate:March19,2014 Time:3:00p.m. Place:MarathonCityHall,9805OverseasHighway ITBdocumentsmaybeobtainedandexaminedatCityHall.Toobtainacopy oftheITB,gotowww.demandstar.com .Proposerswhoobtaincopiesofthis bidfromsourcesotherthanwww.Demandstar.com risknotreceivingAddenda, andaresolelyresponsibleforthoserisks.TheCityofMarathonreservestherighttoacceptorrejectanyorallbids,and towaiveanyorallinformalitiesinthebidding.PublishedKeynoter2-22-14&2-26-14 NewTropicalWicker BedroomandLivingRoomDinettes,Futons,Recliners SimmonsBeautyrest www.fredsbeds.com FRED'SBEDS100sofBedsFactoryDirecttoYouMarathonMM53.5743-7277 BigCoppittMM9.5295-8430FREEDELIVERY CALLCLASSIFIEDS743-5551 Somebody else wants it.Have something you no longer need? 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Wednesday, February 26, 2014 5B Keynoter KeysInfoNet.com The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551CompletelyRemodeledMH onpluggedcanal@MM103 B/S1440sqft3BR/2BA,W/D, fencedyard.$1,500+utilities avail3/1305-360-1948 Oceanside K.LARGOMM96. Directoceanaccessw/Ocean views!updatedlrg.2/2..10K boatlift.Part.furnL-Trental. Petsok.$1,750561-236-9317Key Largo MM96, 3/2 home, Oceanside. Direct ocean access w/ocean views! Furn. Everything included! Avail Feb & Mar 2014. 786-258-3127 RV LOTS FOR RENT in MARATHON Adult Park. Please call 305-743-6519MasterBedroomforRent withfullbath,furnished.Share aclean,quietsinglehomein BigPineKey.Largefenced yard,deck,pool,kitchen, parking,A/C&w/d.Cable& utilitiesincluded.Contactafter 5pmweekdays,oranytimeFriSun.$850305-395-0170 Efficencyforrent MM86, 1BR,1Bath,LR,Kitchen,on water,dockforboat.Utilities/ Cableincluded.Unfurnished $1,300/month443-852-1322 email@example.comCLIMATE CONTROLLED STORAGE, MARATHON Call Freds Beds, 305-743-7277 GARAGE FOR RENT MM 92 400 sq. ft. workspace 400 sq. ft. storage. Power & A/C $550 / mo. Call (305) 394-3485 HEART OF MARATHON Retail or Office.1000 sq ft. Next to Publix, the new Walgreens and marina. 561-743-3745 MARATHON 912 sq ft commercial building/retail storefront. Excellent visibility & frontage on hwy. $1475/mnth + tax. (305) 900-0113. BOOKKEEPER Needed. Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon CENTENNIAL BANK Now Hiring Part-time Teller Marathon Main We are seeking candidates for a part-time Teller position. Must be available to work flexible hours and occasional Saturdays. Teller experience and/or excellent customer service skills required. To apply, please go to http://www. my100bank.com/careers. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/VExperiencedFiberglass& GelcoatRepairTech. Looking fordependable&experienced fiberglass/Gelcoatrepairtech. ApplyinpersontoOceanBlue Boatworks@NORTHgateof 93160O/SHwy.Tavernier.305 -731-1307 service@oceanblueboatworks .comHOUSE CLEANERS NEEDED For residential service. Must be experienced. P/T or F/T, must work weekends! Call 305-942-9961HOUSEKEEPERSMARATHON CALL FOR DETAILS (305) 743-5275HOUSEKEEPERS F/T or P/T Marathon area. Please call (305) 731-0520 Marathon Garbage Service is seeking truck helpers. $9 per hour. Apply in person to 4290 Overseas Hwy, Marathon Home Health Care Company is currently hiring part time RN, LPN, OT, OTA, PT, PTA. Serving the area of Marathon. Call 305-942-4281 or please fax resume to 305-225-3940 or email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFront Desk Clerk & Maintenance Landscaper. P/T. English req. Days. please apply: Blackfin Resort, 4650 Overseas Hwy, Marathon. (305) 743-2393 FT Desk Position with assistant management possibilities, conscientious detail oriented, non smoker for Key Largo Dive Resort MM104, email resume to: email@example.com.Housekeeper needed in Key Largo, Spanish ok, English not necessary, apply in person at Amoray Dive Resort, MM 104.5 bay side ON SITE MANAGER for 36 unit Key Colony Beach co-op. Office, bookkeeping, rental, personnel mgt. MS Office and Quick Books exp. needed. CAM license required. Apartment & utilities, base salary & percent of rental commissions, health and IRA contributions provided. Position open May 1st. Fax resume to 305-289-0366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. P/T Desk Clerk & P/T Housekeeper for small resort in Long Key. Dependable and able to work weekends. Must be able to speak & understand English. Please call 305-664-4740 daily between 9-5 or email email@example.com RESORT HELP Immediate opening! Housekeeping Marathon, 305-797-1707 F i s c a l A s s i s t a n t O p e n i n g i n M a r a t h o n TheDomesticAbuseShelteris seekingawellorganizedandprofessional individualtofillthepositionofFiscalAssistant. Thisisapart-timepositioninMarathon.Must beabletoworkMondayandFridayofeach weekwithanotherdaytobedetermined. Dutiesincludeaccountsreceivableandpayable, payrollandhumanresourcesandoperations.An AssociatesdegreeinBusinessAdministrationis requiredorequivalentyearsofexperience. Pleaseprovideresumetofax305-289-1589or firstname.lastname@example.org.AnEEOemployer. CORALREEFPARKCO. BahiaHondaDivisionIsseekingaPartTimeCustomerServiceClerkMustbeateamplayer.Some experiencewithretail,foodservice, watersports,andsupervisoryskills wouldbeaplus.PleasecallNancyat305-872-3954 toscheduleaninterviewEOE A r e a O p e r a t i o n s S u p e r i n t e n d e n t / P e r m i t s ResponsiblefortheinspectionofPermitsontheFDOTR/W.Reportsresultsofhis inspectionstothePermitsCoordinators.Documentsallinspectionresults,and requirescontractor'scompliancewithFDOTSpecificationsandDesignStandards. AssisttheAreaOperationManagerwithfieldinspections.Performsassessments ofroadwayconditionsforplanningmaintenanceworkorders.Participatesin bridgesworkordersassisting,themaintenancecrewswiththeMaintenanceof Traffic.Applyon-lineat h t t p : / / i c a o n r a m p e x a c t a p p l i c a n t c o m / j o b s / EOE,Drug-freeworkplace. TheTurtleHospital inMarathonIsseekingafull-time EducationalProgram Guide/GiftShopSales. Publicspeaking& retailsalesexperience andmarineturtle knowledgehelpful. Sendresumeto:tur email@example.com MakeBIG $$$$Bartender,Dancers Servers&SecurityHousingavailableMonday-SaturdayCallMrFord664-4335 WOODYSMM82 DISTRIBUTIONSYSTEMOPERATORMIDDLEKEYSThe FloridaKeysAqueductAuthority islookingfora DistributionSystem Operator toperformentry-level,semiskilledwork,involvingtherepairand maintenanceofFKAAwaterdistribution andtransmissionsystems.Employee mustensuresafeworkpractices,maintainwaterflow,and testthewatersupply.Qualifications:H.S.diplomaorGED; supplementedby1yrpreviousexperienceand/ortraining asapipefitterwithapublicutility,constructioncomp,or plumbingcomp.MusthaveavalidFLCDLA licensew/in12mosofhiredate.MustobtainaFDEP Level3licensew/in18mosofhiredate. SalaryRange$38,726.-$57,051.,withexcellentbenefits. Location:MiddleKeys Applyonlineat: www .fkaa.com Deadlinetoapply:5:00p.m.on02/28/14EEO,VPE,ADA Keys InfoNet.com
KeysInfoNet.com Keynoter 6B Wednesday, February 26, 2014 The Keynoter Classifieds 305-743-5551abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVYXYZ<>1234567890,./-=_+: Make Some Extra Cash Deliver our newspapers 7 days a week between 4:30 & 7:30 am in Key West or Big Pine Key (two positions needed) Potential income $350-$450 per week Call Alex 305.522.1460 CABANA BREEZES Now Hiring: F/T or P/T Line Cooks Busser Servers Bartenders Golf Cart Driver Please apply in person 401 E. Ocean Dr, Key Colony Beach EXPERIENCED HELP ONLY Breakfast Cook Prep Cook, Line Cook Host/Hostess Waitstaff Bartender Bus Person Front of House Managers Apply in person: Sunset Grille & Raw Bar, 7 Knights Key Blvd, Marathon. IMMEDIATE HIRING Line Cooks/Breakfast Cooks Dining Room Bus Person/ Food Runner at Hideaway Cafe. Call Robert 289-1554, 10am-12pm. MARKER 88 NOW HIRING Dishwasher, Hostess, Line Cook & Prep Cook. Must work nights, weekends & holidays. Please apply online at: https://my.peoplematter.at/flori dakeysrestaurantmanagement/ HireMr.CsIceCream NOW HIRINGP/Tat98.9and102.8 MatureServersandKitchen HelpNeeded.Mustbereliable. 561-504-6423NOW HIRING: SERVERS & LINE COOK Apply in person BRUTUS SEAFOOD 6950 O/S Hwy, Marathon SUNDOWNERS IS NOW accepting applications for Servers, Dishwasher, Hostess, Bartender, Dock Attendant & Expo. F/T & P/T available. Apply online at: https://my.pe oplematter.at/floridakeysrestau rantmanagement/Hire Retail Merchandiser, P/T to merchandise Hallmark products at stores in Key Largo. To apply, please visit: www. hallmark.candidatecare.comBlindandShadeMeasure Person/Installer Neededfor middletolowerKeys.Mustbe abletomeasure,install,and repair:horizontalblinds,roller shades,cellshades,sheer horizontals,romanshades, wovenwoods,verticals,sheer verticals,verticells,sliding panelsplusmotorizedshades. Needtruckorvan,toolsandbe abletopassbackground check.305-828-7666 firstname.lastname@example.orgHAIRSTYLIST Needed for Hair By Martha, in Marathon. Commission or rental. Call (305) 393-1751 Licensed Boat Captains needed in Big Pine Key. Please contact Seacamp (305) 872-2331 or email email@example.com KENNEL CAREGIVER F/T Animal care duties reqd. Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds. This critical position will only be filled by a compassionate, caring individual that loves to work with animals and people. Evening and weekends required. Call Marathon Veterinary Hospital. 743-7099 19 SEAMASTER center console, 90hp Johnson major overhaul less than 40 hours, with trailer. Asking $5,300. cell 724-866-8204 27 DUSKY 2002 Center console. 25.9 Cummins turbo diesel engines. Many extras. 950 hours. $55,000. Call Ron 954-829-2322 28 PRO-LINE 1986 walkaround w/1995 twin 200 Yamahas, 2 stroke. Bimini top, live well, too many extras to list! $11,750. Contact Rick, firstname.lastname@example.org for photos or call 305-872-3023 29 PHOENIX Twin 210 Cummins diesels-344 hours. Everything new, to many extras to list. $28,000 OBO. 305-522-2702 33ContenderStep2010 Twin 350HPYamaha150Hrs, Warranty,2-Garmin5212 GPS/Radar,LedLites,Topgun Sonystr,Loaded.MustSee! $169,000OBO305-216-4411 Gobravo@bellsouth.net1981 20 Ranger, perfect! Unsinkable daysailor. Shallow draft, swing heel, outbrd. See: www.keys.craigslist.org/boats $4,350. 307-326-8113, MM 28 40 MORGAN 1970 KETCH Great hull, good interior. Needs engine work. $14,000 For more info call 912-614-0952, Conch Key. Boat slip for rent $200/mo. Up to 30. Can accommodate up to 40 catamarans, etc. No liveaboards. Water & electric incl. MM 99. (305) 942-3055 DEEPWTER DOCKAGE & STORAGE MM 85.9 85970 Overseas Hwy. Islamorada. $500 Call (305) 517-9605 LIVE ABOARD DEEP WATER DOCKAGE. A great place to call home. MM 92.5 O/S For more information call (305) 853-5604 1 DAVE BUYS PERMITS So Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf Reef, K/Mack, Shark, Sword, Tuna. $$$ in 48 hours! 904-262-2869, 904-708-0893 2002 Achilles Inflatable 9.5 ft, soft floor. E/W 8hp Nissan 2-stroke $2,100. 740-244-8905 All types of permits for sale! Rock Shrimp, King Fish, S Atlantic Snapper, Grouper, Gulf 6 Pack reef & pelagic, Commercial Gulf Reef Fish, Gulf Snapper IFQs, Long Line Pkg. Many other permits avail. We buy, sell & broker all types of permits. Call before you buy or sell! Please call for prices. Licensed & Bonded. All permits guaranteed valid for transfer, many refs avail. John Potts Jr.321-784-5982, 321302-3630. www.shipsusa.com TOYOTA FORKLIFT (GAS) 4,000 pound lift, side shift, solid tires. $5,500. cell 305-797-218232 COACHMAN Located in Grassy Key R/V Pk. Many add ons, sits on rented lot. Lease or road ready. Aksing $10,500. For more info Call (443) 735-9730AAA AUTO ALL YEARS! Junk-Used. Cars-Vans-Trucks Running or not. Cash. 305-332-0483 16,700miles "07Mercury GrandMarquisGS1owner, garaged,exconditionBB $9885.Sellingforemail@example.comPARADISE TOWING is buying junked cars. Call (305) 731-6540 2005 Custom Bucket T Hot Rod. Street legal, less than 600 miles. Like new! Garage kept, asking $21,500. Call (305) 393-2451 to view. custommotorcycle willtrade custommotorcyclefor boat,c.c.20to23ft.willsend pics. 631-553-4848 firstname.lastname@example.org FORD E-250 EXTD. VAN 62K miles, black w/ black privacy glass. 5.4L V-8, towing pkg., power everything, many factory & custom options. Must be seen. Blue book value $6895, asking $6400 OBO. Call (305) 853-3779 2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Bighorn Edition, Quad cab. Inferno red, 5.7L hemi, bed liner, trailer hitch. 37,000 miles. $17,000. Call 305-395-0000 GreatWorkTruck! 2000 DodgeDakotaClubCab,V6, 138K,Auto,Coldair, bedliner,runsperfect. $3175.00obo586-321-1205 586-713-1262 email@example.com WOW LOOK !!! POSITIONSAVAILABLEAT:TheGuidance/CareCenter Inc. BehavioralHealthTherapist#187Providingindividualandgroupcounselingformentalhealth andsubstanceabuseclientsintheMarathonoffice.Florida LicenseRequired:LCSW,LMHCorLMFT.Bi-lingualpreferred. Fulltime.PerDiemRN-Marathon#253 FloridalicensedRNtoprovideServicesonCrisisStabilization/ Detoxunits.SubstanceAbuseCounselor#488ForJailIncarcerationProgramatMonroeCountyDetention CenterinKeyWest.BachelorsinHumanServicesrequired CAPandBilingualpreferred.Fulltime.ClientAdvocateAssistsindividualwithmentalillnessinaccessing communityservices.MarathonJob#257.FrontOffice-HSDiploma/GEDRequired.KeyWest#491.DriverMarathon#400 Maintainsanddrivesvanstotransportclients. CDLw/passengerendorsementrequired. CaseManager#469 CoordinatingandprovidingservicestoadultsinMarathon andKeyWest.Bachelor'sdegreeinHumanServicefieldand 1yearexperiencerequiredFulltimeposition. 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